Frozen Gopher Fat Bike Race
Ready? Set. Go! Our annual Frozen Gopher Fat Bike Race will take place on Sunday, February 14 at 10:30am! Bring your fat bike out for some fun and racing (if you like) on this 3-mile groomed Nordic course. Once a year you can ride on the trails at the University of Minnesota Nordic Ski Center, located on the historic Les Bolstad Golf Course. The race course will be on a 6-foot wide path with a fast, rolling terrain. This event is fun for bikers of any skill level! There will be a heated chalet and patio for viewing and heckling with your friends, door prizes, a bonfire and awards to the top competitors. Register by 2/8 and receive a free t-shirt! For updates and more information, follow the race on our Frozen Gopher Facebook page. Event Details Date: Saturday, February 11th Race Time: 10:30am (Check in opens at 9:00am) Location: Les Bolstad Golf Course Requirements All bikes must have 3.8'' or wider tires Helmet required Registration Info Fee: $25 To register please click here! Please note that if you register before Wednesday, February 8th you will receive a FREE T-SHIRT!!
Spring Trip Registration - Now Open!!
Looking for a weekend getaway? Or just a day away from campus? The RecWell Outdoor Center has you covered. Cross country skiing, rock climbing, backpacking, and so much more! We'll supply the equipment, a guide, and transportation to and from our locations. Weekend trips, day trips, and extended trips are available - everything from a day at the Aquatic Center on a stand-up paddleboard to an entire weekend backpacking the Superior Hiking Trail. Registration is now open for all trips! Visit here for more specific trip descriptions.
Jam Week is upon us! Join us at the RecWell from January 17th to the 22nd for FREE Group Fitness Classes and rock climbing at the Outdoor Center. Classes tend to fill quickly, so be here 10-15 minutes before classes start! Note: Group Fitness passes will be required to attend classes after Jam Week.
Group Fitness Instructor Training
Do you want to become a Group Fitness instructor? The RecWell is partnering with the American Council on Exercise (ACE) to offer a 6 week instructor training program! Upon completion of this course, participants will be prepared to take the national certification examination offered through ACE. The trainging program will begin on January 30th. Learn more here! For more information, please stop by informational session on Thursday, January 26th from 4:30 PM-6:00 PM in MP6.
St. Paul Pool
Winter Break Climbing/Bouldering Hours
(Effective December 17 - January 16) The URWC Outdoor Center will have reduced hours during Winter Break. Below are the hours that the climbimg wall will be open. Regular spring semester hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17.
|Monday - Friday||2:00 - 8:00pm|
The SPG will also have reduced hours during Winter Break. Below are the hours that the bouldering wall will be open. Regular spring semester hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17.
|Monday - Saturday||Open Bouldering|
|Sunday||No Family Day|